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Ontonagon County, Michigan
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Ontonagon County, Michigan Facts

When was Ontonagon County, MI Created?
Ontonagon County was created on March 9 1843 from Chippewa County and Mckinac County.

What is the County Seat of Ontonagon County, MI?
The County Seat is located in Ontonagon also, the county government website is unknown.

What counties are adjacent to Ontonagon County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Houghton CountyIron CountyGogebic County.

Ontonagon County, MI Census Records

What Ontonagon County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Ontonagon County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Ontonagon Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Ontonagon Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Ontonagon Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Michigan Census Records Research Guide

Ontonagon County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Ontonagon County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Ontonagon County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Ontonagon County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Michigan courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Michigan residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Ontonagon County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Michigan Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Ontonagon County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Ontonagon County, MI?
A list of Ontonagon County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Michigan Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Ontonagon County, MI Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Ontonagon County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Ontonagon County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is just a list that has been compiled or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

Ontonagon Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Ontonagon Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Ontonagon Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Ontonagon Co. MI General and History Websites

Ontonagon Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Ontonagon Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Ontonagon Co. MI Military Records